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I’m of the opinion that Canada should be able to field a real 3 DIV force for the Army.
1 Light (1 Reg Bde, 1 70:30 Mostly Reg and 1 mostly PRes 30:70)
1 Heavy (1 70:30 mostly Reg Bde ) and 2 30:70 Mostly Res Bde’s)
1 Med (mostly PRes 10:90)
DIV assets and Staff would be 30:70 Reg/PRes
I don’t see that as a bridge to far for Canada with its population and GDP.
I’m also of the opinion that the RCN needs to about triple and the RCAF double.
The GDP of Russia ranks #12 in the world, and we now have a good idea of how much 'heavy metal' they can bring to the party while concurrently maintaining a thriving economy.
Canada is #9.
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